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Study: 1 in 3 FDA Approved Drugs Have Safety Issues

A team of Yale researchers analyzed data on new drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, with follow up through 2017 and found 32 percent of all new drugs were flagged for a safety issue after approval.

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Drug Deaths Rising Faster Than Ever in US

New data compiled from hundreds of health agencies reveals the extent of the drug overdose epidemic last year as overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50.

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Does Hormonal Birth Control Protect You From Cancer or Cause It?

If you’re using (or thinking about) hormonal birth control methods, get the facts so you can make an informed choice. While pro-hormonal contraceptive experts state that birth control ‘lowers cancer risk’, it has been proven they raise your risk of other cancers.

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Report: Top Grocery Stores Get ‘D’ Grade on Antibiotic-Free Chicken

America’s top 5 grocery chains, which have a 50% market share in the US, have been assigned a “D” grade by the National Resources Defense Council for the state of their antibiotic-free chicken offerings.

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Overuse: Doctors Prescribing Antibiotics For The Common Cold

Canadian researchers who aim to prevent harm caused by antitbiotic overuse to protect public health found that nearly half of the Canadian seniors who go to a family doctor leave with a prescription for an unnecessary antibiotic, reported CBC News.

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Compound Found In Broccoli Reduces Brain Damage From Strokes

The pharmaceutical industry is at it again, taking a naturally occurring, freely available and inexpensive commodity, broccoli, and creating a “chemical,” patentable version that they can market and make millions of dollars off of.

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Study: Common Painkillers May Increase Risk of Heart Attack by 100%

Risk of myocardial infarction is greatest during first month of taking NSAIDs such as ibuprofen if dose is high, say researchers.

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